November 24, 2009

C.P. Stewart

The Trail

Time does not pass,
we pass through time,

the moon in tow,
the stars on wires,

towards that land
of beckoning spires,

our wagons creaking
under the weight of clocks

—From Taking it In


C.P. Stewart lives with his family in North Yorkshire. Formerly singer and songwriter with the cult band Laughing Gravy, his poetry has been widely published in England, Canada and the United States. He is currently the poetry editor of Sotto Voce. Taking it In is available here.

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